NATIONAL SUPERMARKET ASSOCIATION CELEBRATED ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT “NSA CLASSIC” BENEFITING ITS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
WEST ORANGE, NJ, JUNE 2, 2015
With the support of prominent corporate sponsors, the NSA celebrated its annual golf tournament titled “NSA Classic” benefiting its scholarship foundation. The event took place at the exclusive Montclair Golf Club where golfers gather to support education.
Every year, the Scholarship Foundation of the NSA selects deserving students from the areas where its member’s supermarkets are located and invests in the education of those communities.
In the next few weeks the NSA Scholarship Committee will review the applications to select the students who will receive the scholarships at a ceremony-taking place in July 16 at Fordham University, Bronx Campus. The scholarships are $1,000 per student; those with a GPA of 3.5 and more will receive a $2,000 scholarship.
BBCN Bank was the presenting sponsor of the tournament, followed by major sponsors Associated Supermarket Group, Anheuser Busch, CareConnect, Coca-Cola, and Wise Snacks. The tournament was also sponsored by Altria, Bimbo Bakeries, Café Bustelo, Delta Airlines, Derle Farms, Frito Lay, Goya Foods, Hispanic Indoor Media, Inca Kola, Key Food, Krasdale, MillerCoors, Pepperidge Farm, Pepsi, Porky Products and Snapple.
In the last decade, with the support of its corporate sponsors, the Scholarship Foundation of the NSA has granted close to two million dollars in educational scholarships.
Founded in 1993, the Scholarship Foundation of the NSA is a non-for-profit organization with a 5o1c3 status. Its mission is to provide scholarships to deserving students from the neighborhoods served by its member’s supermarkets to increase the number of college graduates in those areas.
Founded in 1989, the NSA is celebrating its XXVI anniversary this year. The association represents the interest of independent supermarket owners from New York and other cities in the east coast of the United States and Florida. The association provides its members representation in the private and public sectors and advocates issues that impact the entire supermarket industry.
Current membership represents close to 400 supermarkets, the stores are located in predominantly minority neighborhoods.
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